J.C. Chandor has honed his own subtle yet distinct narrative voice and vision over the past 15 years through directing, producing and writing award-winning documentaries, commercials and narrative films.
Chandor was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his debut feature film Margin Call (2011), which he also directed.
In May of 2013 Chandor premiered his second film All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford, in Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival and was recognized at the Oscars, BAFTAs and Golden Globes.
Chandor’s third movie A Most Violent Year stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. The film has received critical acclaim with many comparing this film favorably to the works of Sidney Lumet, praising the performances of the two leads.
Chandor’s commercial work over the years has included projects for a long list of clients including: Subaru Motors of America, Red Bull Racing, Major League Soccer, BMW-Oracle Racing, and Carhartt Outdoor Clothing. He is also currently has feature film projects in development with Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros Pictures, Lionsgate, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and Universal Pictures.